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# construction - Friday 3 March, 2017

Over €200 million invested by EU bank to build 1,400 new social houses here
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Over €200 million invested by EU bank to build 1,400 new social houses here

Mar 3rd 2017, 10:20 AM 16,219 Views 73 Comments

Over 700 houses are also to be renovated under the scheme.

# construction - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Dozens of Dublin homes snapped up before building work starts
# Like Hot Cakes
# Like Hot Cakes

Dozens of Dublin homes snapped up before building work starts

Feb 22nd 2017, 1:00 PM 43,233 Views 69 Comments

Irish housebuilder Cairn Homes is working on a new project with Nama.

# construction - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

FactCheck: Is Richard Bruton right to say housing starts are on the rise?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Richard Bruton right to say housing starts are on the rise?

Feb 1st 2017, 8:30 PM 12,168 Views 22 Comments

The Education Minister made the claim during Leaders Questions last week – our readers asked for it to be tested.

# construction - Thursday 12 January, 2017

2016 was a good year for jobs, with a jump in construction roles
# Cranes In The Sky
# Cranes In The Sky

2016 was a good year for jobs, with a jump in construction roles

Jan 12th 2017, 5:23 PM 9,241 Views 15 Comments

However, businesses have been warned to prepare for the potential consequences of Brexit.

# construction - Monday 19 December, 2016

Man sets fire to digger with driver inside at Dublin building site
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Man sets fire to digger with driver inside at Dublin building site

Dec 19th 2016, 4:23 PM 34,114 Views 37 Comments

A local councillor said he hoped this would not stop the progress of building 72 social housing units.

# construction - Friday 16 December, 2016

A new 'compact luxury hotel' could be squeezed into the old Andrew's Lane Theatre site
# Redevelopment
# Redevelopment

A new 'compact luxury hotel' could be squeezed into the old Andrew's Lane Theatre site

Dec 16th 2016, 4:48 PM 12,930 Views 27 Comments

Planning permission has been submitted for the 155 bedroom hotel.

# construction - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Construction of €233 million Center Parcs project to begin later this month
# Co Longford
# Co Longford

Construction of €233 million Center Parcs project to begin later this month

Nov 9th 2016, 5:38 PM 22,618 Views 14 Comments

Work on the public perimeter footpath is expected to commence later this month and will be completed in spring 2017.

# construction - Monday 12 September, 2016

Dizzying timelapse shows clouds move beneath the world's tallest bridge
# High Way
# High Way

Dizzying timelapse shows clouds move beneath the world's tallest bridge

Sep 12th 2016, 11:54 AM 24,536 Views 20 Comments

The Beipanjiang Bridge soars 565 metres above the river below.

# construction - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

More than 2 million people are now working in Ireland, for the first time since 2009
# Economy
# Economy

More than 2 million people are now working in Ireland, for the first time since 2009

Aug 23rd 2016, 6:12 PM 17,484 Views 84 Comments

There are 56,000 more people at work now than a year previously – a 2.9% rise, bringing total employment in the country to 2,014,900.

# construction - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Construction gets underway on Ireland's first village for people with dementia
# Bruff
# Bruff

Construction gets underway on Ireland's first village for people with dementia

Aug 13th 2016, 7:30 AM 22,939 Views 16 Comments

The company behind the development said it will “change the face of dementia care in Ireland”.

# construction - Friday 22 July, 2016

# construction - Friday 3 June, 2016

'Dublin's ugliest building' is going to be knocked down and turned into this
# We Shall Rebuild
# We Shall Rebuild

'Dublin's ugliest building' is going to be knocked down and turned into this

Jun 3rd 2016, 1:22 PM 68,771 Views 112 Comments

Both Hawkins House and Apollo House are coming down.

# construction - Friday 6 May, 2016

Luas red line user? Your usual stop might be closed off this summer
# Red Line Offline
# Red Line Offline

Luas red line user? Your usual stop might be closed off this summer

May 6th 2016, 12:51 PM 22,093 Views 55 Comments

A temporary bus service will be in place due to Luas Cross City construction.

# construction - Thursday 28 April, 2016

The new national children's hospital is go... but not everyone is happy about it
# St James's Hospital
# St James's Hospital

The new national children's hospital is go... but not everyone is happy about it

Apr 28th 2016, 1:53 PM 38,593 Views 162 Comments

Construction is set to begin this summer. The decision has been described as “a giant step forward for children’s healthcare in ireland”.

# construction - Friday 4 March, 2016

There are some VERY impressive office buildings under construction in Dublin right now...
# Office Space
# Office Space

There are some VERY impressive office buildings under construction in Dublin right now...

Mar 4th 2016, 6:03 AM 29,499 Views 41 Comments

The 35 office buildings in development are enough to accommodate 30,000 workers. Yet office space is still at a premium in the city…

# construction - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Women urged to apply for construction courses to help "critical" graduate shortage
# Gender Imbalance
# Gender Imbalance

Women urged to apply for construction courses to help "critical" graduate shortage

Feb 16th 2016, 6:09 AM 11,850 Views 22 Comments

It is claimed that there will be a “substantial” lack of graduates in building-related sectors

# construction - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Nama is putting €1.9 billion into building in Dublin's Docklands
# Building Up
# Building Up

Nama is putting €1.9 billion into building in Dublin's Docklands

Dec 3rd 2015, 2:34 PM 19,997 Views 97 Comments

And €5.6 billion into building loads of houses.

# construction - Monday 16 November, 2015

Why a two-year rent freeze could do a lot more harm than good
# Cold Comfort
# Cold Comfort

Why a two-year rent freeze could do a lot more harm than good

Nov 16th 2015, 9:54 AM 12,503 Views 39 Comments

The government’s rent-control measures were announced last week.

# construction - Thursday 12 November, 2015

There's no money in sports stadia, says major contractor
# Fine Margins
From The42
# Fine Margins

There's no money in sports stadia, says major contractor

Nov 12th 2015, 12:01 AM 10,210 Views 0 Comments

But when you’re talking about a stadium worth close to a billion dollars, the small margins are a big chunk of change.

# construction - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Construction site to delivery room: How I became one of Ireland's few male midwives
# Opinion
# Opinion

Construction site to delivery room: How I became one of Ireland's few male midwives

Oct 22nd 2015, 8:30 PM 949 Views 15 Comments

Dan Oakes worked as a project manager building skyscrapers. But when the bust came along, he decided to retrain as a midwife.

# construction - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Poll: Should Ireland's cities go high-rise?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland's cities go high-rise?

Oct 21st 2015, 8:44 AM 24,753 Views 113 Comments

A huge development is planned for Dublin’s Docklands.

# construction - Monday 14 September, 2015

The single biggest engine room for Irish jobs is starting to fire up
# Back In Business
# Back In Business

The single biggest engine room for Irish jobs is starting to fire up

Sep 14th 2015, 12:37 PM 27,435 Views 17 Comments

Together these businesses account for half the private workforce.

# construction - Monday 24 August, 2015

Small Kildare village 'isolated' after collision damage to access bridge
# Caragh
# Caragh

Small Kildare village 'isolated' after collision damage to access bridge

Aug 24th 2015, 6:34 PM 30,232 Views 17 Comments

A tractor struck the bridge recently causing the damage and because it is a protected structure it could be months before it is repaired.

# construction - Friday 21 August, 2015

Google begins construction of €150m data centre and brings 400 jobs with it
# Expansion
# Expansion

Google begins construction of €150m data centre and brings 400 jobs with it

Aug 21st 2015, 7:27 AM 19,798 Views 55 Comments

The jobs will be created during the construction of the new two-storey building.

# construction - Monday 17 August, 2015

Ireland's largest frozen ready meal supplier to hire 100 people
# Jobs
# Jobs

Ireland's largest frozen ready meal supplier to hire 100 people

Aug 17th 2015, 8:37 AM 23,235 Views 30 Comments

A further 100 people will be hired in construction to build the new food plant in north Dublin.

# construction - Monday 3 August, 2015

WATCH: At least 20 people injured after cranes collapse on to houses
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

WATCH: At least 20 people injured after cranes collapse on to houses

Aug 3rd 2015, 5:39 PM 23,455 Views 18 Comments

The incident happened today in the Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn.

# construction - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland's worst tax offenders
# Naughty Farmers
# Naughty Farmers

People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland's worst tax offenders

Jul 29th 2015, 7:50 PM 14,899 Views 32 Comments

A new report by the RTÉ Investigations Unit digs into the tax misdemeanours of the Irish public.

Dublin is 'completely unprepared' for another boom, apparently...
# Y'all Aint Ready
# Y'all Aint Ready

Dublin is 'completely unprepared' for another boom, apparently...

Jul 29th 2015, 6:01 AM 15,683 Views 14 Comments

The government has hit back at Fianna Fáil’s criticism over ‘lack of investment’.

# construction - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Surveyors welcome plans to make Dublin apartments even smaller
# Shoe Box
# Shoe Box

Surveyors welcome plans to make Dublin apartments even smaller

Jul 28th 2015, 3:27 PM 47,365 Views 126 Comments

Council planning proposals would see the minimum size reduced by almost 20%.

# construction - Monday 27 July, 2015

This is what is being done to allow Ireland to build more houses
# Shortage
# Shortage

This is what is being done to allow Ireland to build more houses

Jul 27th 2015, 12:10 PM 21,436 Views 34 Comments

A review into An Bord Pleanála’s is taking place and should be finished by the end of the year.

# construction - Sunday 12 July, 2015

This incredible glass house will be built into a cliff above the Aegean sea
# Dream Living
# Dream Living

This incredible glass house will be built into a cliff above the Aegean sea

Jul 12th 2015, 10:15 AM 36,237 Views 39 Comments

The living quarters are topped with a skylight that turns out to be, in fact, the swimming pool.

# construction - Saturday 4 July, 2015

This robot can build a house in just two days
# Brickies
# Brickies

This robot can build a house in just two days

Jul 4th 2015, 9:45 AM 21,338 Views 36 Comments

It could make bricklayers a thing of the past.

# construction - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

The first Irish home builder to go public in 20 years has made a healthy debut
# Strong Foundations
# Strong Foundations

The first Irish home builder to go public in 20 years has made a healthy debut

Jun 10th 2015, 4:45 PM 20,077 Views 17 Comments

Cairn Homes listed on the London Stock Exchange today.

# construction - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Qatar isn't happy about claims of thousands dying on World Cup construction sites
# Construction
# Construction

Qatar isn't happy about claims of thousands dying on World Cup construction sites

Jun 2nd 2015, 8:36 PM 29,467 Views 30 Comments

The Washington Post estimated that as many as 4,000 workers will die by 2020.

# construction - Thursday 14 May, 2015

This week’s vital property news: Tough times for tenants but a construction on the up
# Shovel Ready
# Shovel Ready

This week’s vital property news: Tough times for tenants but a construction on the up

May 14th 2015, 6:35 PM 3,657 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# construction - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Going up: The construction industry is on a winning streak right now
# Supply And Demand
# Supply And Demand

Going up: The construction industry is on a winning streak right now

May 12th 2015, 6:08 AM 13,097 Views 32 Comments

The Ulster Bank’s new figures have shown growth in the construction industry continued in April.

# construction - Friday 1 May, 2015

Why can’t government ministers go cold turkey on home ownership?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why can’t government ministers go cold turkey on home ownership?

May 1st 2015, 8:00 AM 30 Views 33 Comments

The country, along with potential house buyers, is being held to ransom.

# construction - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

He's back!: Johnny Ronan, property and the Celtic Tiger
# Celtic Phoenix
# Celtic Phoenix

He's back!: Johnny Ronan, property and the Celtic Tiger

Apr 1st 2015, 10:48 PM 48,820 Views 112 Comments

One of Ireland’s most well-known property developers has exited Nama.

The government has a grand plan for unemployed construction workers...
# Grand Job
# Grand Job

The government has a grand plan for unemployed construction workers...

Apr 1st 2015, 2:35 PM 16,940 Views 95 Comments

They’re going to blitz construction companies with information about their employment services, like Jobbridge. And, erm, that’s about it really.

# construction - Monday 9 March, 2015

New home building across Ireland has pulled into the slow lane
# Bricks-and-mortar
# Bricks-and-mortar

New home building across Ireland has pulled into the slow lane

Mar 9th 2015, 10:30 AM 15,427 Views 18 Comments

But land values are predicted to rise, which could mean more property eventually on the market.